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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ingelmunster, Belgium

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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An unequalled beer, at the top of the Kasteel spectrum.The aroma and flavour of Cuvée are those of a Kasteel Donker, that aged 10 years in the cellars of the castle, noble and strong.


WingdSoldier's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WingdSoldier (61) - - FEB 10, 2014
Strong dark beer with an earthen taste and hints of chocolate, caramel and liquorice. Strong alcoholic scent.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (913) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - JUL 29, 2015
Murky brown/ ruby color with a small beige head. Aroma is ripe red fruits, raisins and plums with some alcoholic boozenes. Flavor is same ripe plums and raisins, with a touch of yeasy spicyness. Heavy palate, warming and complex but a bit to rough,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (2541) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2015
75 cl. bottle, shared. Dark, amber colour with a creamy, lightly tanned head. Sweet aroma with caramel, chocolate, toasted malts and dark dried fruits. Liqourice and a slight herbal hops note. Taste is lightly sweet. Full body with a creamy texture and an average carbonation. Finishes dry and fruity with a wiff of alcohol. Excellent dark, strong Belgian.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippers (50) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2015
Uit de fles, donker biertje met weinig schuim, smaak donker en vol met tonen van donker fruit, bijna wijn achtig , mooie volle afdronk

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (1386) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2015
Mörkt brun öl med inslag av rött. Doft och smak av maltsötma, karamell, torkade mörka bär och frukter. Lättare kryddighet från jästen.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alex_leit (522) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUN 25, 2015
0.33 bottle. Dark ruby or garnet color. Aroma: esters, alcohols, cherries, wine and vinegar. Taste: strong wine, fruits, powerfull maltiness, some hop bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (140) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 24, 2015
F: nice very pale brown. C: very dark red amber brown. A: very malty, dark caramel, brown sugar, alcohol, hint of bread. T: nice sweet cherry, dark chocolate, with merlot wine taste, alcohol, roasted malt, quite dry for me, some spicy, some like metallic dusty sourness, medium to full body, nice lively carbonation, interesting and worth to try.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jelledebont (39) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 25, 2015 Gevaarlijk bier: zoet, drinkt gemakkelijk weg, waardoor je het alcoholpercentage gauw vergeet. Aroma is iets veelbelovender dan de smaak, maar al met al een erg lekker bier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2733) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle from World Beer Market (Sake Taniguchi). 2012 vintage. Roast malt nose, with deep dark fruitiness, some oxidation and phenolic notes. Boozy dark fruit initial flavors, raisin, prunes, and brandy-like notes. Medium body, some alcohol burn. Very tasty and rich, but a bit thin-bodied for a quad. Very warming.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
geophagus (616) - Lubin, POLAND - JUN 15, 2015
(Bottle 0.33l) Very dark brown colour. Medium sized, medium fast falling, beige head. Medium to full body, moderate carbonation, oily texture. Aroma: Dried fruits, dark malts, chocolate, slightly mettalic, mild alcohol. Taste: Medium sweet to sweet, dark malts, caramel, chocolate. Medium strong, good balanced, warming alcohol. Long, sweet, malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2201) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown squat bottle, bottled on May 29, 2013 poured into a glass. Aroma is dark fruit, medium body, medium carbonation, and thick small-bubble lacing. Taste is dark fruit and some alcohol.


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